Jean-Jacques Henner

Download image: 
Jean-Jacques Henner
1829-1905
Head of a Woman
1901
Pencil on wove paper, the edges gilded.
9 1/4 x 6 inches (235 x 152 mm)
Gift of John M. Thayer.
2004.12
Inscription: 

Signed and dated "1901".

Provenance: 
Michel-Zappert collection; Christie's, February 26, 1986, lot 169; John M. Thayer, Wilmington, DE.
Bibliography: 

Shepherd Gallery, The Figure in French Art.

Notes: 

Watermark: Baskerville.
Henner studied in Strasbourg with Gabriel-Christophe Guérin and in Paris with Michel-Martin Drolling. He won the Prix de Rome in 1858.

Associated names: 

Thayer, John M. (John MacLane), 1944-2004, former owner.

Artist page: 
School: 
Century: 
Classification: 
Department: